NCRI – The Iranian regime’s judiciary minister has revealed that the number of prisoners in Iran is more than double the normal capacity.

According to the state-run website Khabar Online on Monday, Morteza Bakhtiari, who is also a former interrogator, said, “The capacity of the country’s prisons is 85,000 people, but currently, there are over 200,000 prisoners.”

NematollahiThe clerical regime in Iran has sentenced 30 more Dervishes of the Nematollahi order to prison and flogging sentences on spurious pretexts.

The unjust sentences were handed down by the regime’s court in the city of Esfahan. The 30 Dervishes have been sentenced to at least a year in prison, flogging, and a ban on attending their religious ceremonies.

Atefah-SahaalehNCRI - The Iranian regime’s judiciary has sentenced two women to hanging, according to Herana news agency on Saturday.

Although one of the accused is not in stable psychological condition, the regime’s court ignored the woman’s condition and handed down a death sentence.

CanonCanada on Thursday welcomed a UN resolution condemning the deplorable human rights situation in Iran, calling the resolution a strong signal of support for the Iranian people while holding the Iranian regime accountable for its actions.

The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly this week adopted the resolution censuring systematic rights violations by the clerical regime. The Canadian Foreign Ministry issued a statement shortly after praising the UN vote.

The UN General Assembly’s Human Rights Committee passed a resolution on November 11 to end executions in the world. It marks the third such resolution since 2007 by the UN.

107 countries voted in favor of the resolution, with 38 voting against and 36 abstaining. The voting took place at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee in New York.

Markus LöningA human rights official in Germany has strongly criticized the Iranian regime’s abysmal and systematic human rights violations, saying that the German government considers such abuses to be unacceptable, Germany’s official radio station reported on Thursday.

TORONTO STAR - The United Nations has rightly scuppered a bid by Iran for a seat on the THE  executive board of UN Women, a new agency to promote equality for women. Thought to be a shoo-in, Iran was trounced by East Timor when the votes were counted Wednesday.

KhatamiA member of the Iranian regime’s Assembly of Experts said inhumane punishments by the regime, such as amputation, display “compassion” and a “framework for showing kindness” by the clerical regime. He called for more vigilance in implementing such sentences.

Simultaneous with a policy to lift subsidies and in response to a popular backlash, the Iranian regime has set up a new base of suppression in the province of Esfahan.

According to the state-run Jomhouri daily on Tuesday, the head of the public relations office of Esfahan governorship said the regime’s measure in the province takes place in line with attempts to “satisfactorily implement the plan of targeted subsidies.”

Woman prisonA female political prisoner has been sentenced to a heavy sentence of 3 years in prison in Iran, according to reports obtained by the Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran.

Ms. Zahra Safai also spent some time in prison as a political prisoner in the 1980s. She was sentenced by a regime judge identified as Salavati.